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CIS 03-1521 Health and Safety - The Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2004 [United Kingdom]
These new Regulations act as one consolidated piece of legislation replacing the previous range of regulations on the subject. They implement, in part or completely, several Directives of the European Commission. They replace Regulations S.I. 1987/116 (CIS 90-713), 1988/896 (CIS 89-387), 1991/2097 (CIS 93-1082), 1996/2092 (CIS 97-377), 1996/2093 (CIS 97-375), 1996/2094 (CIS 97-370), 1999/257 (CIS 00-1522), 2001/1426 and 2002/2099 (CIS 03-1040), as well as Regulations modifying these. The main changes introduced are: new limited quantity and load thresholds for transporting dangerous goods; packaging requirements now based on RID/ADR; the transport of diesel, gas oil and heating oil coming fully into scope; new reporting requirements; phasing out of the competent person periodic inspection regime for transportable pressure equipment by 1/7/06. In schedules: old tanks; old pressure receptacles; competent authority functions; conformity assessments and reassessments; periodic inspection procedures; conformity marking; placards, marks and plate markings for carriage within Great Britain.
The Stationery Office Ltd (TSO), PO Box 29, Norwich NR3 1GN, United Kingdom, 2004. 95p. Illus. Price: GBP 9.00. [in English]


CIS 01-652 Health and Safety - The Pressure Equipment Regulations 1999 [United Kingdom]
These regulations transpose into national law the provisions of Directive 97/23/EC of the European Parliament and Council of 27 May 1997 on the convergence of Member State legislation concerning pressure equipment (CIS 98-409). It includes regulations on the procedure for obtaining approvals for the commercialization and the commissioning of pressure equipment and describes the compliance tests conducted by inspectors and the labelling of pressure equipment, and includes 8 schedules. The regulations apply to the whole of the United Kingdom (Northern Ireland included).
The Stationery Office, The Publications Centre, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1999. 60p. Illus. Price: GBP 7.30.


CIS 95-804 Health and Safety - The Offshore Installations and Pipeline Works (Management and Administration) Regulations 1995 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations (entry into force: 20 June 1995, except for Regulation 23(2): 20 June 1997) contain requirements for the management and administration of offshore oil and gas installations for purposes of health and safety. Most of the duties imposed by the Regulations are on the "duty holder", who - depending on the installation - is the operator or the owner. Main provisions concern: notification of authorities; appointment, duties and rights of installation managers regarding safety and health; keeping of records; permits-to-work; safety plans; effective communications; safe operation of helideck installations; information requirements; availability of drinking water and other provisions. The Regulations give effect to certain provisions of Council Directives 92/91/EEC (CIS 93-23) and 89/391 (CIS 89-1401). Offshore Installations Regulations 1972/702, 1972/703, 1975/1289 and 1989/978 are revoked, while many provisions of other Regulations are revoked or changed.
HMSO Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1995. 16p. Price: GBP 3.20.


CIS 97-1085 Health and Safety - The Simple Pressure Vessels (Safety) (Amendment) Regulations [United Kingdom]
These Regulations (effective 1 Jan. 1995) implement provisions of Council Directive 93/68/EEC ("The Marking Directive"), itself amending Council Directive 87/404/EEC (CIS 87-1166), as amended by 90/488/EEC. They amend the 1991 Regulations (S.I. 1991 No.2749, CIS 97-1086). The Regulations concern the obligatory marking of simple pressure vessels as it applies to manufacturers, suppliers and importers. They also specify EC verification procedures and define the appropriate use of CE marking.
HMSO Publications Centre, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1994. 8p. Illus. Price: GBP 2.40.


CIS 97-1086 Health and Safety - The Simple Pressure Vessels (Safety) Regulations 1991 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations (coming into force: 31 Dec. 1991) introduce into British legislation the provisions of Directive 87/404/EEC (CIS 87-1166), as modified by Directive 90/488/EEC. Contents: definitions; application (scope excludes vessels designed specifically for nuclear use, vessels intended for ships and aircraft and fire-extinguishers); safety requirements; obligations of manufacturers, suppliers and importers; approved bodies (for providing safety clearance); EC certificates of adequacy type-examination certificates, verification certificates and certificates of conformity; the CE mark; retention of documentation. In annex: essential safety requirements (materials, vessel design, manufacturing processes, definitions and symbols); the CE mark and inscriptions; design and manufacturing schedules; families of vessels; enforcement.
HMSO Publications Centre, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1991. 24p. Illus.


CIS 90-1434 Health and Safety - The Pressure Systems and Transportable Gas Containers Regulations 1989 [United Kingdom]
These regulations impose safety requirements with respect to pressure systems and transportable gas containers which are used or intended to be used at work. The safety requirements include: provision of information; marking of hazards; preparation of a written scheme for periodic safety examinations of equipment and carrying out such examinations; preparation of reports; provision of safety instructions; approval and checking of transportable gas containers. Exceptions to the Regulations are listed in the schedules. Certain sections of the Factories Act 1961 (CIS 89-8) are repealed or modified, while several other Regulations are revoked.
HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1989. 24p. Price: GBP 3.40.


CIS 89-387 Health and Safety - The Pressure Vessels (verification) Regulation 1988 [United Kingdom]
These regulations implement those provisions of EEC Council Directives 76/767/EEC, 84/525/EEC, 84/526/EEC and 84/527/EEC which relate to the verification and inspection of pressure vessels. The regulations provide for the appointment of inspection bodies; empower them to carry out checks, examinations and tests of gas cylinders as are required for EEC verification and to affix to the gas cylinders the appropriate EEC verification marks and to issue to the manufacturer an EEC verification certificate; enable manufacturers to present gas cylinders to inspection bodies for EEC verification and to apply to the Secretary of State for a review of a decision by an inspection body refusing to affix the appropriate EEC verification mark or to issue the appropriate EEC verification certificate.
HMSO Publications Centre, P.O. Box 276, London, SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1988. 5p. Price: GBP 1.30.


CIS 90-713 Health and Safety - The Gas Cylinders (Pattern Approval) Regulations 1987 [United Kingdom]
Regulations implementing certain provisions of Council Directives 76/767/EEC, 84/525/EEC, 84/526/EEC and 84/527/EEC. They concern the making of applications by manufacturers for the pattern approval of gas cylinders, the granting and withdrawing of such approvals and the provision of a penalty for unauthorised affixing of pattern approval marks to a gas cylinder.
HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1987. 4p. Price: GBP 0.80.


CIS 79-1831
Department of Employment, London.
Compressed Acetylene (Importation) Regulations 1978.
These regulations (effective: 6 Dec. 1978) prohibit the importation into the United Kingdom of bulk quantities of acetylene which at 15.5░C is subject to pressure between 0.62 and 18.0 bar above normal atmospheric pressure, unless a licence is previously obtained from the Health and Safety Executive, on account of the explosion hazard.
Statutory Instruments, No.1723/1978, H.M. Stationery Office, P.O. Box 569, London SE1 9NH, United Kingdom, Nov. 1978. 2p. Price: ú0.10.